Is it possible that some managers make in-game decisions based on whether or not a relief pitcher can get credit for a save or a hold?
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.
In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.
The career hits leader, who agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport 26 years ago, has been hired by Fox as a guest studio analyst.
Chase Headley and Mark Teixeira drove in two runs each, and the New YorkYankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season and the banged-up New York Mets, despite losing two important players to injuries, held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory.
The Japanese star missed most of the second half of last season with a partially torn elbow ligament and had faced questions this spring about his decreased velocity.
Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.
Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.
Fans and players across the country are paying tribute to the legacy of Jackie Robinson. And high above Earth, Terry Virts is joining them in his own unique way.
Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays. Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months.
Coming up at Citi Field, the night Mets fans have eagerly anticipated for more than a year and a half: Matt Harvey back on the mound in Queens.
“Bald Vinny” Milano says he has no problem with Mets fans doing roll call during Monday’s home opener at Citi Field — even if it is a Yankees thing.